49-23
22-14 Away
September 9
Final
96:85
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LAC 26 22 25 23 96
DEN 12 28 23 22 85
46-27
26-11 Home
75%
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NBA Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers

Favorite: Los Angeles Clippers (49-23)

Underdog: Denver Nuggets (46-27)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Wednesday at 9:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets will face Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday.

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -7.5

Moneyline: -349

Over/Under: 220

Movement Analysis: The over/under is holding at its opening mark, showing no swings. Los Angeles has a record of 37-30 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Denver is 15-12 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Nuggets vs Clippers: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Los Angeles Clippers 43-34 34-42 55-26
Denver Nuggets 38-35 37-38 51-32

Clippers Preview

Impact Players

Leonard is a major contributor, accounting for 23.4% of the Clippers total offense, while taking an average of 19.9 field goal attempts. Zubac is a force down low, he averages 2.7 offensive boards a contest and records 15.8% of his team's rebounds. The Clippers offense is orchestrated by Williams, who accounts for 23.9% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.8 times a game.

Insights

Los Angeles can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 22-19 when they fail to reach their 116.9 scoring average. Denver allows 109.6 a contest. The Clippers don't have to necessarily shoot well to win, when they shoot below their season average of 37%, they have a decent record of 25-18. The Clippers can win with a less than excellent showing on the boards, sporting a record of 23-17 when they fail to reach their 47.5 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.6 boards per contest.

Trends

Nuggets Preview

Impact Players

Jokic is a major contributor, accounting for 17.9% of the Nuggets total offense, while taking an average of 14.7 shots per game. Jokic is a player to watch, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a contest and records 22.1% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is run by Jokic, who is responsible for 26.7% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.

Insights

Denver can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 20-24 when they fail to reach their 110.9 scoring average. Los Angeles allows 110.2 a game. The Nuggets are 24-21 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Clippers allow opponents to shoot 35%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Denver who have a record of 24-17 when they turn the ball over more than their 12.9 season average, Los Angeles causes 13.5 turnovers a contest.

Trends

Prediction

Los Angeles : 116

Denver : 108

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Clippers vs Nuggets previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-12-2020 Nuggets 111 Clippers 124 +5.5 N 229.5 O
02-28-2020 Clippers 132 Nuggets 103 -7 Y 220 O
01-12-2020 Nuggets 114 Clippers 104 +1 Y 221 U
02-24-2019 Nuggets 123 Clippers 96 -10 Y 236 U
01-10-2019 Nuggets 121 Clippers 100 -6 Y 226.5 U
12-22-2018 Clippers 132 Nuggets 111 -2.5 Y 221 O
10-17-2018 Clippers 98 Nuggets 107 +2 N 224 U
Team Records
  LAC DEN  
56-29
All
55-36
30-13
Home
31-15
26-16
Away
24-21
51-24
as Fav
40-17
5-5
as Dog
15-19
47-38
ATS
46-41
23-20
ATS Home
22-20
24-18
ATS Away
24-21
37-47
O/U
46-45
19-24
O/U Home
24-22
18-23
O/U Away
22-23
Leaders
Points
Leonard Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
1543
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
1456
Rebounds
Zubac Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
543
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
711
Assists
Leonard Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
280
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
512
Last 5 Games
Clippers
Date Opp Result
09/15 vs
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DEN
L 104-89
09/13 @
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DEN
L 98-111
09/11 vs
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DEN
L 111-105
09/09 @
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DEN
W 96-85
09/07 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 113-107
Nuggets
Date Opp Result
09/24 vs
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LAL
L 114-108
09/22 vs
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LAL
W 106-114
09/20 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 103-105
09/18 @
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LAL
L 114-126
09/15 @
Clippers logo
LAC
W 104-89